Tag: particulate matter

Chinese Elite Breathe Cleaner Air Than Their Countrymen

By Douglas Main | November 7, 2011 1:11 pm

Chinese smogBeijing smog as seen from the China World Hotel, March 2003.

While top Chinese government officials have many advantages in terms of wealth, education, and status compared to most of their countrymen, the consolation remained that the rich had to breathe the same polluted air as the poor in smog-ridden cities like Beijing. But as a story in the New York Times points out, that may not be entirely accurate:

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